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lök110 - Ecology (Complete module description)
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Module label Ecology
Module abbreviation lök110
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme Landscape Ecology (Master) > Wahlpflichtmodule
Responsible persons
  • a N., (module responsibility)
  • Kiel, Ellen (authorised to take exams)
  • Albach, Dirk Carl (authorised to take exams)
  • Zotz, Gerhard (authorised to take exams)
  • Zotz, Gerhard (Module counselling)
Knowledge of phytosociology, zoo-ecology, pedology and ecology, comparable to the corresponding modules of BSc. Environmental Sciences
Skills to be acquired in this module
Qualification imparted to students:
Upon successful completion of the module the students will gain:
  • a thorough knowledge of environmental conditions and biological mechanisms enabling plant species to survive in landscapes
  • a thorough knowledge of the eco-physiology of plants in landscapes
  • a thorough knowledge of the environmental conditions and biological mechanisms enabling animals to survive in landscapes
Ranking/position of the module within the course of studies:
In the initial phase of the Master programme, this module imparts theories and models of the conditions of survival in plant and animals species as well as of the abiotic/biotic interdependencies in heterogenous landscapes. In combination with other compulsory modules it serves to give students a survey of the special field of Landscape Ecology and to enable them to competently select advanced modules in the following semesters.
Module contents
Ecology of plants in landscapes
Eco-physiology of plants in landscapes
Ecology of animals in landscapes
Recommended reading
Literature will be announced during the course.
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Type of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Teaching/Learning method V
Examination Examination times Type of examination
Final exam of module
Before the end of the module
a) Written examination (33 %)
b) Written examination (33 %)
c) Written examination (33 %)
Type of course Lecture
On-site workload 42 h